Questions tagged [geoprocessing]

Geoprocessing is a GIS operation used to manipulate GIS data. If you are performing geoprocessing using ArcGIS then the tag Geoprocessing-framework is specific to that software and should be used instead.

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ArcMap Geoprocessing Tools Security Issue

I have been having issues when running geoprocessing tools in ArcMap 10.6 where the tool crashes and refuses to popup fully. The issue can be resolved by changing the internet security setting from "...
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ArcGIS geoprocessing DomainToTable_Management script crashing

I needed to dump all of the domains in my file geodatabase so missing values can be identified. The script runs fine if the domain name has no spaces but, unfortunately this one has many multi-word ...
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Geoprocessing Tools not producing an output in ArcGIS Desktop?

I've been running a few different geoprocessing tools in ArcGIS Desktop 10.5, which seem to operate as required, the various processing windows appear to give the impression that works is going on but ...
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Which is the faster way to copy data to another feature class: Feature Class to Feature Class or Insert Cursor

I have a feature class with 1 million records. Which is the faster way to copy data to another feature class: Feature Class to Feature Class or Insert Cursor?
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'Generate Points Along Line' Tool in ArcGIS Pro: Measured Distance Not Matching Up

I have a line feature that, when using 'Calculate Geometry' in ArcGIS Pro, shows me it is approximately 7,000 US feet long. I want to generate points every 10 feet on the line, and input that ...
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Add map parts to existing map

I have 4 scanned maps in geotiff format and need to create a single map using OkMap with the 4 geotiff files. How can I add adicional map files to a single map using OkMap?
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How to get latitude and longitude data from the borders of a state in R

Here is my problem: I need to get longitude and latitude data from the borders of the Brazilian states. With this data I can plot a map of each Brazilian state and, of course, of the whole country. I ...
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Exporting geoprocessing results history from MXD?

I have an MXD with the results saved to it. I want to look at the parameters that were set for some of the tools externally, so I want to export the results. Can this be done?
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Esri-Leaflet, Geoprocessing, and Error 500 on return

I'm receiving an error 500 back from ArcGIS Server when I submit a polygon via ESRI-Leaflet. I'm not overly good with Javascript, so I may be missing something obvious - though it's not obvious to me. ...
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Best approach to process thousands of TIFF files

I have a data source with a folder pyramid that contains several thousands of GeoTIFF files, about 70Mb each. I would like to process these so that I can display the map overlays on a OpenLayers web ...
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Geoprocessing tools are not opening?

When double clicked on tools of arctoolbox, no dialog box is opening, for the "buffer" or "intersect", or for any of the tools in the ArcToolBox. I faced the same problem in both ArcGIS version 10.5 ...
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What could cause a Spatial Join (Completely Within) to return false positives?

Im using ArcMap 10.3 I have a large feature class of Archaeological surveys that I need to Spatial Join to a target feature class of buffered work locations to find locations that are Completely ...
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ArcGIS Map export fails with when using scaleDependentRenderer

I am using ArcGIS javascript API 3.11 so as to call a map export service (printTask). This used to work fine, until I decided to print a graphics layer with a scaleDependentRenderer. The ...
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How to automate locally QGIS plugin building steps using exe or script?

I have made a plugin name Area Calc on my local computer. The plugin work very well. I have followed this. I don't want to release plugin. Is there any way to automate the whole above task through a ...
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Open Source Address Correction / Parser with Fuzzy Matching

Here is a a little bit of a detailed question related to address parsing/geocoding which I feel should be interesting to many users. So, essentially I am curious to know if anyone has had any ...
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Merge shapefiles with unequal field lengths

I have several shapefiles in ArcMap that I want to merge together into one shapefile so I don't have to keep juggling them all. However, I can't use the Merge geoprocessing tool because it gives me a ...
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ArcMap 10.3 Clipping lines creates simplified output

As you can see from the image, the original lines (Yellow) have been drastically simplified (Red) by using the clip command from the Geoprocessing menu. The highlighted line is the clip area. The ...
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Geoprocessing tools will not execute

When I try to execute geoprocessing tools (slope, viewshed...) I don't get any results. When I open the results window I see an hourglass icon like in the picture attached near the process. I'm using ...
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Is it possible to delete ArcGIS imageserver using a script?

I have an app that allows users to upload TIFF files so that an ImageServer is created in ArcGIS 10.5 Server. However, I don't want to keep the images over a day. Is there a way of automatically ...
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Killing a geoprocessing tool without killing all of ArcMap

When I try to open a geoprocessing tool (typically Layer to KML), the window frequently freezes, especially if I alt-tab away from the map. I'd like to just kill that window, without killing all of ...
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Seeking tool to work out overlap between two polygon layers and their statistics using QGIS

I have two polygons in QGIS. One is a land-use map, which polygons that include different types (forest, agriculture, urban etc). I also have a vector polygon that represents a flood extent. I want to ...
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Dissolve only overlapping polygons in R

I have a spatialpolygons-dataframe in R that contains overlapping polygon features. I would like to dissolve only the overlapping features into separate polygon features (one feature per par of ...
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Is there any open-source building squaring tool?

I have a set of detached building polygons and I can merge them together in order to form a single building polygon. However, when merged output polygon may not preserve the orthogonality of building ...
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Performing vector projection using ArcObjects and VB?

I am creating a ArcGIS console application using ArcGIS 10.2 and Visual Studio 2010. I need to project a shapefile to a new location (.gdb) using console inputs and the Project tool within the Data ...
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How to make points with fixed distance and orientation from another points layer?

I have a points layer with hundreds of features at variable distance from each other. Now what I want to do is create 4 new points for each feature of this layer at a fixed distance (30m) AND ...
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MultiLineString to separate individual lines using Python with GDAL/OGR, Fiona, Shapely

There are lots of MultiLineString features in a polyline shapefile. The problem is to split these lines into separate individual lines. There is a similar question with PostGIS, but I need to code in ...
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Measuring length of edge of polygon

I have a layer of polygons, cadastrals, that i'd like to have the length of the edge of: I thought about doing this: Dissolve the polygons Create one large dissolved polygon Making a; From polygon ...
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Address Standardizer Options

Ok, so with ArcGIS 10, ESRI has depricated 'Address Standardizing' in the new locators, I know you can still use the 9.3.1 locators to do this; but I heavily suspect that after the 10.1 version we ...
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Inverting shapefile in QGIS 2.18?

I asked a question earlier about how to invert my file "hydropolys.shp" from a vector of ocean and seas to a vector of land and got sent to here, but I am experiencing issues where using the "...
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ModelBuilder Speed. Runs very Slow

I've built out a model but it takes what feels like a very long time to run. About 60 seconds for each iteration and I only have 200 records. I am not sure what is normal or expected for these types ...
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Avoiding or reducing invalid geometries when geoprocessing in ArcGIS Desktop? [closed]

I use geoprocessing with large polygon datasets. I use Multipart_to_Singelpart and Repair_Geometry to remove all invalid geometries, prior using the tools like Union or Intersect. Regardless the ...
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Geoprocessing tool- output file path location for personal geodatabase in ArcGIS Server

I want to know about using a geoprecessing tool: How do I define an output file path location for a personal geodatabase in an ArcGIS Server geoprocessing folder path?
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How to simplify borders between polygons in shapely?

I have some fairly complex, and not completely accurate shapes stored as shapely Polygon objects. I'm trying to find the common borders, which should be as easy as finding the LineString returned from ...
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How do I get the population by country when using the Esri Demographics Geoprocessing Service?

I am using the ArcGIS JavaScript API and Geoprocessing Services to get population. The service takes an input circle and returns the population inside. Some times, a circle can cover cover more than ...
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Re-running ArcGIS Desktop geoprocessing tool from Toolbox history?

According to the ArcGIS Desktop documentation on Viewing tool execution history: This historical information is very useful for determining how data was created and can be used to rerun a process....
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Control geoprocessing results related to default data values calculated for null inputs [closed]

I am looking for information on Default data values for the different data types in ArcGIS. We are running a series of Overlay Route Events (Linear Referencing) tool operations. If any of the values ...
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How to remove the boundaries of a Polyline?

I have a polyline. I want to delete outside boundaries of that polyline. I achieved it by splitting the features of that polyline and selecting/deleting the outer lines/boundary. I'm thinking, is ...
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Need to convert feature classes regularly deleting/overwriting existing shapefiles and breaking the script to terminate

I know a little Python/arcpy, enough to barely get me by. My goal was to, on a regular task schedule, convert feature classes to shapefiles and overwrite existing shapefiles, but I realized that arcpy....
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Splitting overlap between polygons and assign to nearest polygon using PostGIS?

My question is quite related to the unanswered Split overlap between polygons into disjoint sets except I'm not using shapely, I'm using PostGIS 2.4 on PostgreSQL 10. I have a table containing ...
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ArcGIS freezes when opening most toolboxes

I'm using ArcGIS 10.6.1 on Windows 10. I work from home using a VPN to connect to my university's network. It's been nearly impossible to open any dialog boxes. For instance, I frequently use the ...
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Lose Domain Dropdown Function after using Geoprocessing?

I have a large geodatabase with multiple feature classes. I ran Geoprocessing- Arc Toolbox - Data Management - Features - Add XY Coordinates. Then I copied these values into our existing X Coordinate ...
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Getting NameError: name 'gdbSuccessCount' is not defined? [closed]

I'm using a 412-line script that gathers and merges online tile data. However, I'm receiving a Traceback error, NameError: name 'gdbSuccessCount' is not defined. I've included the portions of the ...
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How to connect polygons to make a circle?

I created polygons from a raster on which I ran an edge detection filter. I turned the edges into a polygon layer (multipart splitted into single parts). The intention was to have circular polygons at ...
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Reconciling Features with different field types

I have two feature classes who mostly have the same fields. However, some of the fields do not share the same field types. For example, one has a created date field that is a Date while the other ...
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Speeding up Oracle Spatial intersection query and indexes

I have about 300 000 records (worksites) in a table (S) with id (id_s), start_date, end_date (and in some cases an authorisation date - AUTH_START). I have a second table containing the id of 500 of ...
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Make feature class Z and M aware with geoprocessing

ArcGIS 10.4. I am looking for a geoprocess to take an existing feature class and make it Z and M aware. The feature class is in a file geodb. I have been looking in the ESRI website but have not found ...
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Cancel event in Python Gp tools with arcpy

In GP-tools written in C# (ArcObjects) we can listen for the Cancel-event and react on that. I wonder if there is anything similar in Python GP-tools applying arcpy. I googled that issue and the only ...
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Using ArcGIS Engine with Background Geoprocessing (64 bit)

Could someone suggest how to use ArcGIS Engine Background Geoprocessing (64 bit) in ArcGIS Engine 10.4 ArcObjects console application? I am using C#, .Net 4.5.2 framework, ArcObjects SDK 10.4 to ...
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QGIS reprojection is identical to original map; Deir ez Zor / Levant Stereographic (EPSG:22780) to WGS 84/UTM zone 36N (EPSG:32636)

I have a topo map which I want to georeference into Deir ez Zor / Levant Stereographic (EPSG:22780) and then transform into WGS 84/UTM zone 36N (EPSG:32636). My goal is have as little divergence to ...
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ArcMap fails to convert all records from CSV file using Table to Table geoprocessing tool

I am using the table to table geoprocessing tool to convert a CSV file with nearly 5 million records into an GDB table in a file geodatabase. The tool succeeds each time, but only 603 records are ...